Cullen

The Consultation Letters of Dr William Cullen (1710-1790) at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

 

[Case ID:22]: Case of Mr Halkerson, diagnosed with a 'weakness of his Nervous System'.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:872] 
Letter from Mr Halkerston, regarding his own case which is attributed to nervous weakness'. 25 January 1774
 
[DOC ID:873] 
Reply, giving detailed directions for Mr Halkerston in the form of a loose, corrected draft in Cullen's own hand. Cullen believes that 'the foundation of all his complaints both formerly and more evidently now is a weakness and mobility of his Nervous system'. The polished version of this response would have been supplied around the time Haggerston consulted Cullen in person as indicated in the other letter linked to this case. February 1774
 

People involved in this case

2 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 392] Mr N Halkerston (Professor Cullen)

Unique Places linked to this Case

8 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
Region South of France France Europe certain
Region South of Spain Spain Europe certain
Country Spain Europe certain
Region North of France France Europe certain
Country Scotland Europe certain
Country Britain Europe certain
Place Seville Spain Spain Europe certain

Places and role of place

9 found.

TypeRoleSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
PlacePlace of Writing Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
RegionTherapeutic Recommendation South of France France Europe certain
RegionTherapeutic Recommendation South of Spain Spain Europe certain
CountryTherapeutic Recommendation Spain Europe certain
RegionTherapeutic Recommendation North of France France Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other Scotland Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other Britain Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Seville Spain Spain Europe certain